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Grants Update :: August and September 2010

The Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of the fastest growing pediatric research centers in the United States and is ranked among the top 10 in national research funding. The Research Institute has historically experienced increased federal funding, with exceptional support from the National Institutes of Health despite unprecendented levels of national competition.

The following is a listing of The Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital’s grant funding per the August 2010 and September 2010 Reports. If you have questions regarding The Research Institute’s Grant Funding Report contact Aaron Ufferman, director of Finance and Sponsored Projects at (614) 355-3426.

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9/1/2010 8/31/2011 Baker, David (Steven) Poison Control Center Financial Stabilization & Enhancement Grant HRSA $346,256.00
9/1/2010 8/31/2011 Baker, David (Steven) Poison Control Centers Incentive Grants HRSA $100,000.00
7/1/2010 6/30/2011 Bartholomew, Dennis Regional Genetics Center at Childrens Hospital Ohio Department of Health $485,500.00
8/1/2010 7/31/2011 Bates, Kimberly Family AIDS Clinic and Educational Services FACES HRSA $711,300.00
7/16/2010 7/15/2011 Bauer, John Vascular toxicities of environmental tobacco particulates in children National Institutes of Health $182,783.00
9/1/2010   8/31/2011 Bonsu, Bema Great Lakes Regional Node for Pediatric EMS Research University of Michigan $119,699.00
7/1/2010 6/30/2011 Bravender, Terrill Teen CHAT: Improving Physician Communication with Adolescents about
Health Weight
Duke University $30,757.00
9/1/2010 8/31/2011 Brigstock, David CTGF in Pancreatic Stellate Cell-Mediated Fibrogenesis National Institutes of Health $316,305.00

8/31/2011 Britt, Rodney Lipoxin-Mediated Inflammatory Resolution in Newborn Hyperoxic Lung Injury National Institutes of Health $29,573.00
6/1/2010 5/31/2011 Casamassimo, Paul Center for Research to Evaluate & Eliminate Dental Disparities Boston University $12,061.00
7/1/2010 6/30/2011 Casavant, Marcel Poison Control Bioterrorism Preparedness Children’s Hospital Medical Center Cincinnati $71,667.00
6/1/2009 4/30/2011 Cass, Jennifer Adult Neurobehavioral Late Effects of Pediatric Low Grade Brain Tumors Baylor College of Medicine $6,967.00
7/1/2010 6/30/2011 Di Lorenzo,Carlo Development of an Instrument to Measure Quality of Life in Children with
Chronic Constipation and Soiling
Medical College of Wisconsin $9,999.00
9/1/2010 8/31/2011 Flano, Emilio Regulation of T lymphocyte immunity to influenza virus National Institutes of Health $424,563.00
10/12/2009 8/31/2010 Flano, Emilio The Role of Type III Interferon in Innate Immunity to Respiratory Virus Infection New York University School of Medicine $8,920.00
7/1/2010 6/30/2011 Gabbe, Patricia BBO for Weinland Park The Ohio State University $42,808.00
3/1/2010 2/28/2011 Gastier-Foster, Julie Soft Tissue Sarcoma FISH Studies National Childhood Cancer Foundation $74,235.00
6/1/2010 5/31/2011 Giannone, Peter Fetal Origins of Necrotizing Enterocolitis March of Dimes $110,000.00
7/1/2010  6/30/2011 Grooms, Linda New Approach for a New Generation National Hemophilia Foundation $13,500.00
5/1/2010 4/30/2011 Higgins, Gloria Trial of Early Aggressive Therapy in Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (TREAT) Seattle Children’s Research Institute $26,679.00
4/1/2010 1/31/2011 Houghton, Peter Proposed Studies to Target Insulin-like Growth Factors Anonymous $47,516.00
1/1/2010 12/31/2010 Kaspar, Brian Targeting astrocytes as a therapy for ALS: testing the effectiveness of AAV9 as a
therapeutic vecot for gene delivery across the blood brain barrier
Robert Packard Center for ALS Research
at Johns Hopkins
7/29/2010 7/28/2011 Kelleher, Kelly Expanding capacity to perform CER to improve birth outcomes Ohio State University Research Foundation $50,424.00
7/1/2010  6/30/2011 Kitagawa, Katsumi Kinetochore Function and Cell Cycle Progression National Institutes of Health $277,992.00
9/1/2010 8/31/2011 Liu, Yusen The roles of MKP-1 in Gram-negative bacterial sepsis and colitis National Institutes of Health $324,000.00
6/15/2010 8/10/2010 Lowes, Linda Early Development of Children with Hearing Loss (EDCHL) study Ohio State University Office of Sponsored Programs $1,684.00
9/1/2010 8/31/2011 Mahan, John Abbott Nutritional Educational Research Project Anonymous $37,500.00
9/30/2009 7/31/2010 Mahan, John PROMIS Supplement to Expand Testing of the Pediatrics PROMIS Tool University of North Carolina $4,727.00
9/1/2010 8/31/2011 McBride, Kim PKU Demographics, Outcomes and Safety Registry (PKUDOS) Anonymous $2,647.00
5/1/2010 5/1/2011 Mendell, Jerry Gene Therapy Research Johns Hopkins University $28,500.00
6/1/2010 5/31/2013  Mendell, Jerry Follistatin gene therapy to improve quadriceps muscle strength Anonymous $311,288.00
1/1/2010 12/31/2010 Mendell, Jerry Clinical Outcomes Validation In Non Ambulatory And Young
Boys/Men With DMD
Washington University $42,581.00
3/1/2010 2/28/2012 Mentser, Mark A multicenter, randomized, double-blind, 8-week study to evaluate the dose
response, efficacy and safety of the study drug in pediatric hypertensive
patients 6-17 years of age
Anonymous $29,000.00
7/1/2010 6/30/2011 Pajer, Kathleen Psychoneuriommune contributions to postpartum depression University of Colorado Denver $31,725.00
7/1/2010 6/30/2011 Phillips, Alistair Ultrasound Dilution Cardiac Output at the Conclusion of Cardiopulmonary
Bypass in Pediatric Patients
Anonymous $30,000.00
6/1/2010 5/31/2011 Ramilo, Octavio Use of Microarrays to Understand Systemic Arthritis Baylor Research Institute $36,603.00
9/1/2010 8/31/2011 Ramilo, Octavio Harnessing Human DC subsets for Improved Mucosal Vaccines - H1N1 subproject Baylor Research Institute $203,462.00
7/12/2010 6/30/2011 Ramilo, Octavio Systems Analysis of Vaccine Responses in Healthy and Hyporesponsive Humans Baylor Research Institute $144,000.00
5/1/2010 4/30/2011 Ramirez, Nilsa A Randomized Phase Ii Evaluation Of Study Drug (M200) Plus Weekly Study Drug Vs Weekly Study Drug Alone In The Third-Line Treatment Of Recurrent Or Persistent Epithelial Ovarian, Fallopian Tube, Or Primary Peritoneal Cancer Anonymous $14,730.00
7/1/2010  6/30/2011 Ratliff-Schaub, Karen Nisonger Center UCEDD Administration and Operation Ohio State University Research Foundation $40,808.00
7/1/2010 6/30/2011 Ratliff-Schaub, Karen LEND Project - MCH Interdisciplinary Leadership Training Program Ohio State University Research Foundation $83,856.00
9/1/2010 8/31/2011 Reynolds, Brady A Web-Based Intervention with Adolescent Smokers of Appalachian Ohio National Institutes of Health $355,830.00
4/1/2010 3/31/2011 Rhodes,Melissa Sickle Cell Disease Clinical Research Network Children’s Hospital Medical Center Cincinnati $30,000.00
12/1/2009 11/30/2010 Roach, Steve Consultant Agreement - Dr. Steve Roach Washington University $3,958.00
7/1/2010  8/31/2011 Sahenk, Zarife NT-3 gene therapy to improve peripheral nerve function induced by genetic defect National Institutes of Health $345,423.00
8/1/2010 7/31/2011 Tapia-Santos, Aixa Regulation of tumorigenic spliced isoforms in cancer National Institutes of Health $33,950.00
9/1/2010 8/31/2011 Walker, Christopher Pro-apoptocic BCG as an HCV vaccine vector Vanderbilt University Medical Center $36,000.00
9/1/2010 8/31/2011 Yu, Chack-Yung Complement Genetics & Clinical Variability of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus National Institutes of Health $313,632.00
          AUGUST Total $6,085,408.00
9/1/2010 8/31/2011 Bakaletz, Lauren Antimicrobial Peptides & Innate Immunity in Otitis Media National Institutes of Health $497,778.00
6/1/2010  5/31/2011 Bartholomew, Dennis Region 4 Long term follow up and clinical outcomes: inborn errors of
metabolism registry
Michigan Public Health Institute $1,500.00
8/1/2010 7/31/2011 Bremer, Don ATS17--A Randomized Trial of Study Drug as Treatment for Residual Ambylopia Jaeb Center for Health $24,165.00
9/5/2010 8/31/2011 Brigstock, David Mechanisms of CTGF-induced Liver Disease National Institutes of Health $50,000.00
7/1/2010 9/30/2010 Campo, John OPPDSN - NAMI National Alliance on Mental Illness Ohio
(NAMI Ohio)
9/1/2010 8/31/2011  Chang, Long-Sheng Generation of a mouse model for schwannomatosis Department of Defense $66,587.00
10/1/2010 9/30/2011 Coury, Daniel HMG Hospital Based Regional Child Find Grant Ohio Department of Health $49,934
7/1/2010 6/30/2011  Coury, Daniel Early Childhood Mental Health Program Support Ohio Department of Mental Health (ODMH) $75,595.00
7/1/2010 6/30/2011 Crandall, Wallace Risk Stratification and Identification of Immunogenetic and Microbial Markers of Rapid Disease Progression in Children with Crohn’s Disease Emory University $57,600.00
9/30/2010 9/29/2011 Gardner, William Multiple Chronic Conditions in VLBW Infants: Epidemiology, NICU Care, and Outcomes Anonymous $251,667.00
9/1/2010 8/31/2011 Groner, Jonathan Implementation Science to Increase Use of Evidence Based Pediatric Brain Injury
University of Washington $38,000.00
8/1/2010 12/31/2010 Hamiwka, Lorie Peer Relationships and Friendships in Adolescents with Epilepsy Epilepsy Foundation $3,000.00
8/1/2010 7/31/2011  Houghton, Peter Studies of Childhood Solid Tumors  St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital $299,120.00
7/1/2010 6/30/2011 Kashou, Nasser OLERF Research Fellowship Grant Ohio Lion’s Eye Research Foundation $5,000.00
7/1/2010  6/30/2011 Khan, Nadeem Improving End-of-Life Care in the PICU Anonymous $11,683.00
7/1/2010 2/28/2011 Kitagawa, Katsumi Mechanisms of Mitotic Activation of the ATM kinase The Methodist Hospital Research Institute $55,722.00
9/20/2009  6/30/2010 Lehwald, Lenora Prophylactic Phenobarbital after Resolution of Neonatal Seizures (PRO-PHE-NO) University of Rochester Medical Center – CTCC $50,010.00
8/1/2010 7/31/2011 Lo, Warren VIPS University of California San Francisco $7,020.00
9/1/2010  8/31/2011 Lucchesi, Pam Training in Congenital and Acquired Heart Disease National Institutes of Health (NIH) $284,201.00
6/1/2010 12/1/2010 Mahan, John PROMIS Pediatrics: Longitudinal Validation & Linking Pediatric & Adult Item Banks (PROMIS II) University of Michigan $4,650.00
8/9/2010 9/30/2011  Marcon, Mario ProAdeno Assay Trial Anonymous $23,400.00
5/1/2010 4/30/2011 McBride, Kim Genome Wide Association Study of Hypoplastic Left Heart and Related Defects Baylor College of Medicine $171,441.00
9/1/2010 5/31/2011 Mendell, Jerry Overcoming Immune Barriers to Gene Correction for Duchenne Muscular
National Institutes of Health $1,381,763.00
7/1/2010   6/30/2011 Mendell, Jerry Treatment of the Dystrophin Deficient Cardiomyopathy Muscular Dystrophy Association Inc. $306,805.00
9/1/2010 8/31/2011 Mendell, Jerry Diverse Strategies to Correct the Dystrophin Gene Using Vascular Delivery (U54) National Institute of Health $1,555,325.00
3/1/2010   2/28/2011 Michalsky, Marc Adolescent Bariatrics: Controlled Longitudinal Study of Psychosocial
Development: TeenView
Children’s Hospital Medical Center Cincinnati $24,951.00
4/1/2010 3/31/2011 Michalsky, Marc Adolescent Bariatrics: Assessing Health Benefits and Risks (Teen-LABS) Children’s Hospital Medical Center Cincinnati $97,930.00
5/1/2010 1/31/2011 Nelin, Leif Neuroimaging in Infants Born Preterm Ohio State University Research Foundation $18,878.00
8/23/2010 8/22/2011 Phillips,Alistair Pediatric feasibility testing of Medtronic 4 French epicardial lead  Anonymous $16,417.00
9/1/2010 8/31/2011 Ransom, Richard  Mechanisms of Glucocorticoid Action in Podocytes National Institutes of Health $240,851.00

6/30/2011 Rehmar, Marcie ODH Save Our Sight Grant Anonymous $22,603.00
9/1/2010 8/31/2011 Scribano, Phil Co-location of health-care providers and investigators to enhance support and justice for crimes committed against children and adolescents-A national model United States Department of Justice $274,499.00
9/1/2010 8/31/2011 Smith, Gary Center for Injury Research and Policy (CDC R49) Anonymous $936,432.00
7/1/2010 6/30/2011 Smoyer, William Glucocorticoid Receptor Function in Steroid Resistant Childhood Nephrotic
University of Michigan $15,782.00
9/1/2010 8/31/2011 Xiang,Huiyun Secondary Injuries Among U.S. Workers with Disabilities Anonymous $264,756.00
6/1/2010 5/31/2011 Yeates,Keith A Neurobehavioural Late-Effects in Pediatric Brain Tumors Baylor College of Medicine $18,253.00
          SEPTEMBER Total $7,258,124.00

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